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Historic Autograph Letters, Manuscripts & Documents

Important Signed & Inscribed Books and Photographs

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LINCOLN AND HIS FIRST LAW PARTNER JOHN T. STUART  —  JOINTLY ACKNOWLEDGE PAYMENT OF $50 FOR THEIR LEGAL SERVICES

ABRAHAM, LINCOLN.  (1809-1865).  President of the United States; assassinated. Exceedingly-rare and Choice [apparently unpublished], Autograph Document Signed, “A. Lincoln” in his capacity as attorney.  No place [Springfield, Illinois]], April 7, 1854. One page, oblong narrow octavo. [approx 4 x 8 inches].

$28,500.00
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RUTHERFORD B. HAYES  ~~  A FINE, AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED —  ON PRISON REFORM, A TOPIC THAT HE WAS TO PASSIONATELY EMBRACE IN HIS POST PRESIDENTIAL YEARS

HAYES, RUTHERFORD B(IRCHARD).  (1822-93).  Nineteenth President of the United States (1877-81).  Attractive, boldly penned, Autograph Letter Signed, “Rutherford B. Hayes”.  One full page, large octavo.  ‘Spiegel Grove, Fremont O[hio]’, February 12, 1888.  Very fine condition. 

$2300.00
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SIR WINSTON S. CHURCHILL  —  ONE OF THE LARGEST, TRULY ICONIC, WALTER STONEMAN IMAGES THAT IS OBTAINABLE  —  BOLDLY SIGNED BY THE STOIC ENGLISH WAR TIME PRIME MINISTER

CHURCHILL, WINSTON (1874-1965). Prime Minister of Great Britain. Magnificent vintage matte-finish 9 x 12 inch, Walter Stoneman photograph, affixed to the original 11.5 x 14.5 inch photographer’s mount, depicting Churchill in the cabinet war rooms, Signed in fountain pen, “Winston S. Churchill” across his lower image.

$18,500.00
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MILLARD FILLMORE  — AN EXTREMELY LONG, EARLY,  AND DETAILED LETTER ON THE UNCEASING DRUDGERYOF CONGRESSIONAL LIFE, POLITICAL ELECTIONS, CANADIAN REBELLIONS, AND IMMEDIATE FAMILY MATTERS

FILLMORE, MILLARD.  (1800-74).  Thirteenth President of the United States (1850-3).  Exceptional Autograph Letter Signed, “Millard Fillmore”.  Three very full pages, quarto.  Washington, D.C., March 16, 1838. 

$7800.00
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FREUD ~~ IN ENGLISH — WITH PSYCHOLOGICAL MEDICAL CONTENT  —  “BUT I CANNOT TAKE HIM MYSELF.  I HAVE GIVEN UP TREATING PATIENTS AND DEVOTE MY TIME TO THE INSTRUCTION OF PHYSICIANS.  IF MR. K. COMES HE WILL BE TREATED BY ONE OF MY EXPERIENCED PUPILS.  I WILL PICK OUT ONE WHO TALKS ENGLISH.”

FREUD, SIGMUND.  (1856-1939).  Austrian neurologist; founder of psychoanalysis.  Exceptional Autograph Letter Signed, “Prof. Freud”, on his name-imprinted stationery, in English.  1 ½ pages, octavo.  “Wien, IX., Berggasse 19”, May 12th 1922.  Very fine condition. 

$24,000.00
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CHARLES DARWIN  ~~  AN EXCEPTIONALLY EARLY SCIENTIFIC LETTER ON THE USE OF CHLOROFORM, AND THE STUDY OF BARNACLES WHICH WAS TO PLAY A KEY COMPONENT IN HIS THEORY OF EVOLUTION

DARWIN, CHARLES (1809-82). British scientist. Good, early Autograph Letter Signed, “C. Darwin” with remarkable science content.  “Athenaeum Club,  Saturday August 20, 1848”.  Three full pages, octavo.  To “My dear Dr. Boott”. 

$28,500.00
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ULYSSES S. GRANT WRITES FROM WEST POINT ABOUT THE ELIGIBILITY OF AN ACQUAINTANCE HE’S SUPPORTED FOR CIVIL APPOINTMENTS IN THE PAST, TO NOW GET A NAVAL APPOINTMENT

GRANT, ULYSSES S.  (1822-1885).  Eighteenth President of the United States (1869-1877).  Boldly penned Autograph Letter Signed, “U.S. Grant”, on ruled stationery.  Three pages, octavo.  West Point, New York, July 12, 1866.

$3250.00
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